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Nicola Warren tries lunch at the riverside pub.

The Woolpack near Bury St Edmunds has put a tropical twist on socially distanced dining.

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Buy vegan ‘bacon’, filled beigels, moonshine and Scandinavian bakes at the new event.

Consumers are being urged to buy a sandwich to prevent businesses which make the lunchtime staple from going under.

Raymond Blanc backs British farmers and implores shoppers to buy local apples and pears this autumn.

Save British Farming (SBF) campaigners gathered at the Ipswich Cornhill to join a national protest supporting the home-grown agricultural industry and warning against a ‘no-deal’ exit from the European Union.

Chefs, restaurants, cafes, pubs and producers across 11 categories have been honoured in Archant’s prestigious annual Eat Suffolk Food and Drink Awards.

The popular event is returning for the first time since lockdown, with new stallholders and dozens of local products to buy.

The king of the pizza bagel, Avi Kniznik, is back - selling authentic Brick Lane style bakes, home cured salt beef and pickles.

The huge platters from BMC Cakery include mini brownies, blondies, cookies, profiteroles, cheesecakes and more.

An award-winning restaurant has been transformed into a one-stop shop for local produce.

From banana blossom ‘fish’ fillets to gluten-free batter and curry sauce, there are lots of alternative options locally for National Fish and Chip Day.


Catherine Godet has been giving culinary masterclasses in lockdown - and now you can join her

Buttery, delicate, dainty and moreish - our group food and drink editor is in love with this decadent biscuit.

A sales lull during lockdown has resulted in a fruitful tie-in between different food businesses.

Forage Kitchen’s monthly Discovery Box is filled with ingredients, recipes, artisanal East Anglian products and lots of edible treats.

You can now buy 11-year-old Olivia Cresswell’s Nutty Stars at your local East of England Co-op store.

The Stillery’s artisanal drinks can now be delivered to your door


Group food and drink editor Charlotte Smith-Jarvis says this rural pub is well worth travelling to.

Our food reviewer Mark Heath and his wife Liz visited The Crown in Stowupland for a Saturday lunch. Here’s what they made of it...

Nicola Warren tries out the town’s newest vegan restaurant and takeaway where ‘wings’, ‘kebabs’ and more are on the menu.

Simon Weir and his girlfriend Ali went to the north Suffolk gastro-pub to discover how dining-out has changed (spoiler alert: it’s still excellent).

In their first meal out since lockdown, our food reviewer Mark Heath and his wife Liz paid a visit to the new Secret Garden at Tuddenham Mill. Here’s what they made of it...

Our food reviewer Mark Heath and his wife Liz tried a delivery from popular pizza van Pizza Rosso on a Friday evening. Here’s what they made of it...

Restaurants hate it...and haters love it, but what is the future of review platforms as we ease towards the tail-end of lockdown? Should diners really be kicking businesses already at an all-time low?

Our food and drink editor tried out the new picnic service from one of Suffolk’s most trusted wedding and events caterers.

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